Padma Awards 2024 Online nominations: Last date is 15th September

Padma Awards 2024 Online nominations
Padma Awards 2024 Online nominations

Padma Awards 2024 Online nominations: Last date is 15th September – The online nominations for the Padma Awards 2024 were started and the last date for nominations for Padma Awards is 15th September 2023. this year, the nominations or recommendations for Padma Awards will be collected online on the Rashtriya Puraskar Portal. The award will be declared on the occasion of Republic Day 2024.

  • The Padma Awards, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri are considered the highest civilian awards in the country.
  • The award aims to recognise work of distinction and is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements and service in all fields, such as Art, Literature and Education, Sports, Medicine, Social Work, Science and Engineering, Public Affairs, Civil Service, Trade and Industry.

Padma Awards 2022: List of Padma Awardees

Padma Awards 2024

The Padma Award is one of the highest civilian honours of India, presented every year on the eve of Republic Day. The Awards are presented in three categories: Padma Vibhushan for exceptional and distinguished service; Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of higher order and Padma Shri for distinguished service in any field of activity.

Padma Awards 2024 – Eligibility

  • Any person without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex is eligible for these Awards.
  • Any person, serving Government servants, including those working with PSUs, except Doctors and Scientists, are not eligible for these Awards.

Art – Includes Music, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Cinema, Theatre, etc.

Social Work – Includes social and charitable services in the areas of affordable healthcare and education, other contributions to community projects like Environment, Sanitation, etc.

Public Affairs- Includes work in the area of Law, Public Life, Politics, etc. 

Science & Engineering – Includes Space Engineering, Nuclear Science, Information Technology, Research & Development in Science & its allied subjects, etc.

Trade & Industry – Includes banking, economic activities, management, trading and business in the areas of manufacturing, hospitality, technology, textiles, accounting, finance, tourism, etc.

Medicine – Includes medical research and distinction/specialization in Allopathy, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Siddha, Naturopathy, etc.

Literature & Education – Includes promotion of literacy and education, education reforms, teaching, journalism, literature & poetry, authors, etc.

Civil Service – Includes distinction/excellence in administration etc. by Government Servants

Sports – Includes Sports, Athletics, Mountaineering, promotion of sports, etc.

Others – Includes fields that are not covered in the above-mentioned fields. This may include Spirituality, Yoga, Wild Life protection/conservation, Culinary, Agriculture, Grassroot Innovations, Archaeology, Architecture, etc.

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Padma Awards 2024 – Decoration

  • Sanad (Certificate) and Medallion.
  • A small size replica (miniature) of the main medal is separately handed over to the recipient which can be worn by him/her during State/Ceremonial functions, etc.
  • No monetary grant is attached to these Awards.
  • The Award does not amount to a title and should not be used as a suffix or prefix to the name of the recipient in any manner whatsoever.

List of Padma Awards Winners 2021

Padma Awards 2024 Portal

Padma Awards: How to register for individuals

  • Go to Registration or Login Button.
  • Click the ‘Individual’ radio button and select the Nominator type (e.g. Citizen, Chief Minister, Governor, NRI, Foreigner, etc.)
  • Enter your details such as First Name, Last Name (as per the Aadhar Number/Valid Identity Proof).
  • Select mode of identity which includes Aadhar Authentication, PAN Card, Passport, Driving license, etc.
  • Enter your Aadhar number/passport/pan card number and other required details
  • Enter OTP on your linked mobile number to complete the verification process
  • Create a new password & Enter Captcha.
  • Click on ‘Save’.
  • Once registered the Login ID will be sent to the Mobile Number.
  • Login and nominate.

Padma Awards: Steps to register for the organization

  • Go to Registration or Login Button.
  • Click the ‘Organization’ radio button and select the Type of Organization
  • Fill in the Name of the Organization, the Name of the Authorized Person and other requisite details.
  • Select mode of identity which includes Aadhar Authentication, PAN Card, Passport, Driving license, etc
  • Enter your Mobile Number, Email ID, and other requisite details
  • Enter the OTP received on your Mobile Number to complete the verification.
  • Set a new password & Enter Captcha.
  • Click on ‘Save’.
  • Once registered the Login ID will be sent to the linked Mobile Number.
  • Login and Nominate.

Padma Awards 2024: Nomination Process

  • On the Home Page, click ‘Ongoing Award Nominations’
  • Select Padma Awards.
  • Click on the ‘Nominate Now’ button present on Padma Awards details.
  • Enter your details such as your Login ID, Password and Captcha. Click ‘Submit’.
  • Enter the received OTP on the registered Mobile Number and Captcha.
  • Click the ‘Submit’ button.
  • Select the Category of the Padma Award for which you would like to nominate – Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan or Padma Shri.
  • Select a Field (Area of Excellence) from the given list (Art, Science & Engineering, Sports, Social Work, etc.). Enter Sub field if any.
  • Click the ‘Submit’ button.
  • Fill in 1. For nomination details, enter the Basic Details and click ‘Save & Next’.
  • Fill in 2. Citation, Significant contribution, Number of years working in the field, Impact/Outcome of the work done by the person being nominated. Click ‘Save & Next’.
  • Fill in 3. Details of the Awards or Honors received by the nominee. Enter any other relevant information (max. 300 words). Upload Photo of the nominee (size should not be more than 5 MB injpg/jpeg/png format) and any Supporting Document (size should not be more than 5 MB and in pdf format). Tick the Declaration and click ‘Save as Draft’.
  • On completion of the nomination form, click on ‘Final Submit’. Before Final Submit, check if all the information is correct as you won’t be able to make changes to the nomination form upon Final Submit.
  • Confirmation regarding nomination will be shared through Email or SMS on your registered Email Id and Mobile Number

Rashtriya Puraskar Portal

  • The Government launched a common Rashtriya Puruskar Portal ( ), aimed at bringing together all the Awards of the various Ministries/Departments/Agencies of the Government of India under one platform to ensure transparency and public partnership (Jan Bhagidari).
  • Rashtriya Puruskar Portal facilitates every citizen or organisation to nominate individuals/organizations for various Awards instituted by the Government of India.